•POWomen• During WWII, 78 US Military Nurses were held as prisoners of war in the Philippines for over 3 years. 66 Army Nurses, 11 Navy Nurses, and 1 other nurse were forced into interment camps. They continued throughout their captivity to serve as nurses and care for other prisoners. They were liberated in February 1945. They were almost starved to death during and lost an average of 30% of their body weight during internment. "THE ANGELS OF BATAAN AND CORREGIDOR" - NEVER FORGOTTEN!
He, his superior General Friedrich Olbricht and Stauffenberg planned Operation Valkyrie, a plan of action to be implemented as soon as Hitler had been killed. Meanwhile, Quirnheim succeeded Stauffenberg as Chief of Staff at the Army's General Office in Berlin. Immediately after the attempt on Hitler's life in East Prussia on 20 July 1944, Quirnheim urged General Olbricht to activate Operation Valkyrie, even though they could not be sure whether Hitler was dead.